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Former engineer sues over mesothelioma

Mark Reccek Feb. 2, 2015, 7:58am


Slip at Lincoln Park complex leads to suit

Mark Reccek Feb. 2, 2015, 8:30am

A woman is suing a Lincoln Park apartment complex over claims she fell while on the premises.

Man files suit over crash that led to wife's death

Mark Reccek Feb. 2, 2015, 9:05am


Sunbeam, Bed Bath and Beyond face suit over humidifier

Mark Payne Feb. 2, 2015, 11:00am

A Wilmette woman is suing a national retailer and manufacturer after buying a humidifier she asserts caught on fire.

Florist faces suit over allegedly unpaid bill totaling $34K from distributor

Carol Ostrow Feb. 2, 2015, 11:05am


Judge tosses several claims in students' retaliation suit against Chicago State University officials, but says they can amend some

Kenneth Lowe Feb. 2, 2015, 11:09am


Suit: Doctor injured woman's nerve during surgery to repair triceps rupture

Mark Reccek Feb. 2, 2015, 3:30pm


Woman accuses medical providers of failing to timely diagnose, treat aneurysm

Carol Ostrow Feb. 3, 2015, 2:00pm

A woman has sued hospitals, medical groups and five individual practitioners, alleging medical negligence during her 2013 hospitalization.

Inmate files class action lawsuit accusing state agencies of failing to change parole review rules

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 3, 2015, 2:43pm

A man 36 years into a 100-year-plus sentence for murder and armed robbery filed a class action lawsuit late last month against two state agencies he claims have ignored a 2010 state law requiring them to change the way the state evaluates inmate parole cases.

Woman blames dozens of companies for late husband's mesothelioma

Mark Reccek Feb. 3, 2015, 3:03pm


Woman sues doctors over death of unborn child

Mark Reccek Feb. 3, 2015, 3:30pm

A woman is suing a three area doctors, claiming their failure to recognize the signs of fetal distress resulted in the death of her unborn child.

ICJL criticizes ITLA ad campaign as push against potential tort reform

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Feb. 3, 2015, 4:31pm

MurnaneThe Illinois Civil Justice League believes an advertising campaign the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association recently launched is an attempt to push back against talk of tort reform in the state capitol.In a news release issued Thursday, the ICJL said the campaign– which includes a paid ad on Capitol Fax blog, as well as social media and other outreach efforts– aims to “protect open access to Illinois

NutraSweet claims former employee breached agreement by suing

Mark Reccek Feb. 3, 2015, 4:45pm


Chicago law firm accuses client of not paying $67K bill

Carol Ostrow Feb. 4, 2015, 10:22am

A Chicago law firm is suing a company it claims has failed to pay its bill.

Council defers mayor's affordable housing plan; it would benefit fund with multi-million dollar balance

The Cook County Record Feb. 4, 2015, 10:47am


Minibar nighclub hit with suit over alleged assault

Mark Reccek Feb. 4, 2015, 11:06am

A man is suing a nightclub in Boystown over claims he was assaulted by an employee.

Rauner wants ban on trial lawyer donations to judges, merit-based judicial selection system

Bethany Krajelis Feb. 4, 2015, 7:31pm


Insurance company accuses local lawyers, law firms of malpractice

Carol Ostrow Feb. 5, 2015, 9:00am


Man alleges primary, secondary asbestos exposure caused mesothelioma

Mark Reccek Feb. 5, 2015, 9:45am


Pedestrian's fall in crosswalk lands city in court

Mark Reccek Feb. 5, 2015, 10:00am